Definition of lizard noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lizard

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BrE BrE//ˈlɪzəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪzərd//
 
Amphibians and reptiles
 
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a small reptile with a rough skin, four short legs and a long tail See related entries: Amphibians and reptiles Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French lesard(e), from Latin lacertus ‘lizard, sea fish’, also ‘muscle’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lizard

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